Civil Rights

Read up on Martin Luther King Jr. and the Civil Rights Movement
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Standard-bearers of equality : America's first abolition movement Paul J Polgar Standard-bearers of equality : America's first abolition movement cover image
The burning house : Jim Crow and the making of modern America Anders Walker The burning house : Jim Crow and the making of modern America cover image
Race and national power : a sourcebook of Black civil rights from 1862 to 1954 Race and national power : a sourcebook of Black civil rights from 1862 to 1954 cover image
The Black panther : intercommunal news service The Black panther : intercommunal news service cover image
Massive resistance : the white response to the civil rights movement George Lewis Massive resistance : the white response to the civil rights movement cover image
Holding fast to dreams : empowering youth from the civil rights crusade to STEM achievement Freeman A Hrabowski Holding fast to dreams : empowering youth from the civil rights crusade to STEM achievement cover image
Big enough to be inconsistent : Abraham Lincoln confronts slavery and race George M Fredrickson Big enough to be inconsistent : Abraham Lincoln confronts slavery and race cover image
What the hell do you have to lose? : Trump's war on civil rights Juan Williams What the hell do you have to lose? : Trump's war on civil rights cover image
What a mighty power we can be : African American fraternal groups and the struggle for racial equality Theda Skocpol What a mighty power we can be : African American fraternal groups and the struggle for racial equality cover image
Separate : the story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's journey from slavery to segregation Steve Luxenberg Separate : the story of Plessy v. Ferguson, and America's journey from slavery to segregation cover image
The bishop's pawn Steve Berry The bishop's pawn cover image
Roi Ottley's World War II : the lost diary of an African American journalist Roi Ottley Roi Ottley's World War II : the lost diary of an African American journalist cover image
Fannie Lou Hamer Terry Barber Fannie Lou Hamer cover image
Lift every voice : turning a civil rights setback into a new vision of social justice Lani Guinier Lift every voice : turning a civil rights setback into a new vision of social justice cover image
Pursuing the dream : from the Selma-Montgomery march to the formation of PUSH (1965-1971) Sean Dolan Pursuing the dream : from the Selma-Montgomery march to the formation of PUSH (1965-1971) cover image
Floyd Patterson : a boxer and a gentleman Alan Howard Levy Floyd Patterson : a boxer and a gentleman cover image
The mountaintop Katori Hall The mountaintop cover image
Son of the rough South : an uncivil memoir Karl Fleming Son of the rough South : an uncivil memoir cover image
To the promised land : Martin Luther King and the fight for economic justice Michael K Honey To the promised land : Martin Luther King and the fight for economic justice cover image
All deliberate speed : reflections on the first half century of Brown v. Board of Education Charles J Ogletree All deliberate speed : reflections on the first half century of Brown v. Board of Education cover image
Weary feet, rested souls : a guided history of the Civil Rights Movement Townsend Davis Weary feet, rested souls : a guided history of the Civil Rights Movement cover image
Growing up King : an intimate memoir Dexter King Growing up King : an intimate memoir cover image
We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civil rights in Mississippi Tracy Sugarman We had sneakers, they had guns : the kids who fought for civil rights in Mississippi cover image
Becoming Belafonte : black artist, public radical Judith E Smith Becoming Belafonte : black artist, public radical cover image
After the dream : black and white southerners since 1965 Timothy J Minchin After the dream : black and white southerners since 1965 cover image
Civil rights movement : people and perspectives Civil rights movement : people and perspectives cover image
A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history Jeanne Theoharis A more beautiful and terrible history : the uses and misuses of civil rights history cover image
A perilous path : talking race, inequality, and the law Sherrilyn A Ifill A perilous path : talking race, inequality, and the law cover image
Department stores and the black freedom movement : workers, consumers, and civil rights from the 1930s to the 1980s Traci Parker Department stores and the black freedom movement : workers, consumers, and civil rights from the 1930s to the 1980s cover image
Yes we did? : from King's dream to Obama's promise Cynthia Griggs Fleming Yes we did? : from King's dream to Obama's promise cover image
Justice delayed : the road to Brown v. Brd. of Ed. of Topeka and the civil rights movement Paul H Mitrovich Justice delayed : the road to Brown v. Brd. of Ed. of Topeka and the civil rights movement cover image
The National Civil Rights Museum celebrates everyday people Alice Faye Duncan The National Civil Rights Museum celebrates everyday people cover image
Great time coming : the life of Jackie Robinson, from baseball to Birmingham David Falkner Great time coming : the life of Jackie Robinson, from baseball to Birmingham cover image
Freedom bound : a history of America's civil rights movement Robert Weisbrot Freedom bound : a history of America's civil rights movement cover image
Voices in our blood : America's best on the civil rights movement Voices in our blood : America's best on the civil rights movement cover image
Odetta : a life in music and protest Ian Zack Odetta : a life in music and protest cover image
My soul is a witness : a chronology of the civil rights era, 1954-1965 Bettye Collier-Thomas My soul is a witness : a chronology of the civil rights era, 1954-1965 cover image
Rosa Parks : in her own words Susan Reyburn Rosa Parks : in her own words cover image
Marshalling justice : the early civil rights letters of Thurgood Marshall Thurgood Marshall Marshalling justice : the early civil rights letters of Thurgood Marshall cover image
The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights Steve Sheinkin The Port Chicago 50 : disaster, mutiny, and the fight for civil rights cover image
The informant : the FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the murder of Viola Liuzzo Gary May The informant : the FBI, the Ku Klux Klan, and the murder of Viola Liuzzo cover image
Bonhoeffer and King : speaking truth to power J Deotis Roberts Bonhoeffer and King : speaking truth to power cover image
Ida B. Wells : mother of the civil rights movement Dennis B Fradin Ida B. Wells : mother of the civil rights movement cover image
Blackwards : how Black leadership is returning America to the days of separate but equal Ron Christie Blackwards : how Black leadership is returning America to the days of separate but equal cover image
Malcolm X : a life of reinvention Manning Marable Malcolm X : a life of reinvention cover image
Freedom is a constant struggle : the Mississippi civil rights movement and its legacy Kenneth T Andrews Freedom is a constant struggle : the Mississippi civil rights movement and its legacy cover image
Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement Francisco A Rosales Chicano! : the history of the Mexican American civil rights movement cover image
Unsung heroes of the civil rights movement and thereafter : profiles of lessons learned Unsung heroes of the civil rights movement and thereafter : profiles of lessons learned cover image
Deep denial : the persistence of white supremacy in United States history and life David Billings Deep denial : the persistence of white supremacy in United States history and life cover image
Civil rights leaders Sina Dubovoy Civil rights leaders cover image